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Dive Review of Grand Komodo -- Putri Papua in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

May, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Jan T, Bristol, UK (1 report)
"Great trip"
Report Number 8252
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Maldives, Lake Malawi,Red Sea,Dahab, Maui, Thailand, Tanzania, Cuba,
Jamaica, Cayman, Tobago,Gozo,South Africa, Seychelles,Oman, UAE, Belize,
Closest Airport
Sorong, West Papua
Getting There
Jakarta to Sorong direct 4
hours but I stopped in Bali
which doesn't have direct
flight so took approx 12 hours
there and 6 back.

Dive Conditions

sunny, rainy, dry  
calm, choppy, currents, no currents  
Water Temp
27   to 29    Celsius  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
10   to 15    Meters  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
60 minute dives generally  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
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Smallish camera bench in dining room. Careful handling of equipment by
crew. Divemasters found ...
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Overall Rating

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3 stars   
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This is a simple no frills boat with quite small double cabins. I was a
lone woman and by chance got the best cabin which was spacious. The crew
were all Indonesian (7 Christian, 2 Moslem and 1 Hindu)and totally charming
and helpful with variable English. Food was fine and plentiful with lots o
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